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Concrete Lab Assistant

Alter Biota Inc.
Edwardsville, NS
$20–$22 an hour - Permanent, Full-time


Edwardsville, NS

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  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Full job description

JOB POSTING – Concrete Lab Assistant


αlterβiota applies cutting edge nanomaterials, big data and digital technology to decarbonize the concrete industry while improving costs, performance and quality for our customers. We are a fast growing, cleantech company that is deeply committed to circular, net zero production of our products while remaining anchored in practical, value-driven solutions for industry.


We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Civil Engineer to join our growing team as a full time, permanent team member. This is a unique opportunity to meaningfully impact the early success of the company and contribute to the advancement of our transformational hydrous Bio-Graphene Oxide admixture and DIGITAL AGGREGATE products.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently with a strong sense of purpose and responsibility. As you will be advancing new technology, there is no playbook; critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills are essential. You will be working shoulder to shoulder with your colleagues in a hands-on, innovation driven environment to develop, test and deploy new technologies to market.

In the role you will support concrete materials testing for development of specialized bio-graphene admixtures for concrete. Candidate will assist with general operations of a concrete lab.


· Mechanical testing of mortar and concrete samples

· Batching and mixing of mortar and concrete samples for destructive and non-destructive testing

· Conducting sieve analysis for aggregates

· Implementation of advanced rapid testing techniques for concrete and image analysis for aggregates

· Data collection and entry into database

· Maintenance of laboratory equipment and material inventory

· Co-ordinate and conduct material pickups from partners and suppliers


· Ability to follow direction and execute standard operating procedures (SOP)

· Understanding of basic workplace safety requirements

· Intermediate math

· Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Excel and Word)

· Ability to work independently with accuracy and urgency

· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships in a collaborative team environment

· Demonstrated English communication skills, both oral and written

· Must have a valid driver's license


· Some experience working with concrete and aggregates

· Concrete QV/QA and project management experience will be considered an asset

Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join our team.

Please send your application to:

We offer a competitive salary, ESOP, and health benefits.

We strive to be an organization of inclusion and diversity. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $20.00-$22.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person